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Brandon E. Barker

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Education

  • University of Washington (JD)
  • Tufts University (BA, magna cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • California

Languages

  • Spanish

Brandon’s practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financings, leasing and developments of office, industrial, technology, and multifamily projects. His experience also includes the structuring of joint ventures and transfers of equity interests.

Brandon is a LEED Green Associate.

Before joining Mintz Levin, Brandon practiced as a real estate associate in other law firms in California. While in law school, he served as Executive Articles Editor of the Washington Law Review.

Representative Matters

  • Represented an investor and developer of office and technology facilities in the acquisitions and financings of rentable office and technology spaces throughout the continental United States
  • Represented the developer partner of a joint venture in the syndicated construction financing of multiple phases of an office campus in Silicon Valley
  • Represented a private real estate investment firm in its $475 million acquisition of an office building in San Francisco
  • Represented a data center owner in its $42 million acquisition, financing and development of a data center in San Francisco
  • Represented a private real estate investment firm in its $51 million acquisition and financing of an office campus in Phoenix
  • Represented a private real estate investment firm in a joint venture to develop commercial and residential space in the Hudson Yards section of Manhattan
  • Represented a private real estate investment firm in its $144 million sale of an office building in Glendale, California
  • Represented an investor in multifamily properties in the acquisition of a single asset REIT and the subsequent financing of the asset and dissolution of the REIT
  • Represented a private real estate investment firm in a $62 million CMBS loan in connection with the refinancing of a data center campus in Orange County
  • Represented a landlord in the negotiation of the leasing of 300,000 square feet of office space in Salt Lake City
  • Represented a private real estate investment firm in a $88 million CMBS loan in connection with the refinancing of a 7-property portfolio in California, Colorado and Texas
  • Represented a private real estate fund in the leasing of office and industrial parks nationwide
  • Represented an owner and operator in its acquisition and financing of nearly 600 retail marketing assets

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of California
  • Editorial Board, California Real Property Journal
  • Member, Urban Land Institute Los Angeles